Saturday, 9 March 2013

Simply Spring idea #2

 Hope you are having a happy Saturday!  I'm having fun crafting some more Spring things!

Here's a messy fun idea for decorating eggs - now I like pastel colors but not so much in my prim decorating.

That's why I love the simplicity of these eggs wrapped in jute - it's messy but just what I wanted! I got the idea from My Desert Cottage - it's a great tutorial - just click here to go to it. It is under Tutorials.

Some just in a bowl with my sweet woolie peeps!




How about some adorned with some wee buttons? Cute!
 But I really wanted to make a spring egg and bunny garland.  I have to admit this was a real pain to make!
I very nearly gave up it was so tricky trying to hold the eggs in place.  Eventually - and I know it's not perfect but I got them to hold in the wire.


 Here's Buster the bunny - all wired up you might say!


Well that's all for today folks and I hope to be back early next week to share another quick idea.
Thanks so much for your words of encouragement - you are all so sweet!

Have a great weekend!

21 comments:

  1. Afternoon Christine, love the eggs, they look so great and Buster Bunny is prim perfect......Blessings Francine.

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  2. Thanks Christine.. You are always have great ideas..
    God bless.

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  3. I was working on making some twine wrapped eggs this morning but didn't get very far. Yours look great and I love the garland

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  4. The wire is a great way to get bunny and eggs to twist just perfectly! I love it! Sweet hugs!

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  5. What a fun way to decorate eggs, you're garland turned out cute with the bunny!

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  6. What a fun Easter garland - it turned out great!
    And Buster is one very cute rabbit :-)
    blessings..Trish

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  7. Love those eggs! Gonna try them! I think your garland came out great. Happy Sunday! Maggie/Maggie's Lil' Fixins

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  8. That's a fantastic garland! Love it! :-)

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  9. The garland is great!! I bet that jute is very messy, but the end product is fun. Easter is just around the corner. You have been crafting such wonderufl things for Easter. -Steph-

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  10. Your bunny garland turned out so cute and so did the eggs! Esp. the ones w/tiny buttons~how very cute!

    Prim hugs,
    Tanya

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  11. Hi Christine--just got home from a show...here we go again!! :) Your eggs turned out very nice, but I LOVE those sweet little peeps!! Buster is so cute too in that garland...you are a regular crafting machine lately! Hope you are seeing more Spring there than we are...just 2 days warm then back to freezing. Spring hugs---Jan

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  12. What a wonderful idea for eggs...jute...hmmm. I think you did a splendid joy on the garland too.

    Felicia

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  13. Oh so cute friend.
    Lovin those jute eggs.
    And the buttons add a wonderful touch.
    Woolie Hugs
    Trace

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  14. Juuuhuuuu Christine...
    Your Blog is soooo beautiful.♥..I
    LOVE ★PRIMITIVES★
    Thank you so much, for visiting my Blog :0))...
    Have a great Day,
    Sonja

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  15. Hi Christine, just wanted to let you know that it would be wonderful if you could join my new link party in the (near) future! You have great projects (and tutorials!)

    Goedele

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  16. omogosh, i love the jute covered eggs. Yours are adorable.
    I recently made some and also attached buttons. They are just so prim looking aren't they? But gee, did you use hot glue like I did? If so, I'm sure your missing a few fingerprints right now. lol.

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  17. Ooooo! I have been looking for some more ideas to cover my ugly old non-prim plastic eggs! I did decoupage paper, fabric, and now I am trying this!

    Thank you for sharing your adorable ideas! I need to swap out your winter tutorials for these on my blog. *sigh*...

    Love,
    heather

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  19. Those are cute little eggs.

    God bless!
    Laura
    Harvest Lane Cottage

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